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garcia. kevin, washington post. the honorable rodney alexander, texas state senator. allison fitzgerald. skipping over the speaker for moment. bob carden with card in communications and the speaker committee member who organized today's lunch. i thank you. bobby patton. of thes leader and owner l.a. dodgers. the senior sector producer and manager of political programming for abc news. marilyn thompson, bureau chief for thompson reuters. a host and reporter with voice of russia and blogger for the washington post, she the people blog. rick dunham, a political reporter with the houston chronicle and former national press club president. [applause] it seems now like the whole country was watching when our guests today literally stood up for her belief on the floor of the texas state house. for 12 hours she filibustered of republican-sponsored abortion bill with turf -- on her feet without being able to sit, lead on her desk, or drink water. that made texas state senator, wendy davis, and he wrote to -- a hero to liberals and pro-choice activists. she began working after school when she was
at the national press club, they hosted wendy davis who held a filibuster in texas on a late-term filibuster. here is a look. you mentioned your feud with rick perry. are you thinking about running to succeed him? >> a lot of people are asking me that question lately. i am working very hard to decide what my next steps will be. i do think in texas people feel like we need a change from the very fractured, very partisan leadership we are seeing in our state government right now. a bid for another statewide office other than governor question mark perhaps u.s. senator or lieutenant governor? will run forthat i one of two offices, either my eat or thete ste governor. one more question. would you consider running as a vice residential candidates with hillary clinton? in answer to that i would say we will have to find out whether hillary is planning to run for president first. >> you can watch the rest of her comments at 6:25 p.m. eastern tonight. also in washington, the middle east institute hosted a discussion about the hub future of islam. in july the country's elected president was ousted by the mi
struggling economy. >> plus, voter id. there is another showdown, this one in texas. that's where eric holder's justice department is suing the lone star state again. next, the texas attorney general will respond and guess what. north carolina could be next. >>> checking some of your headlines right now, a senior white house official is saying there is, quote, very little doubt chemical weapons were used by the assad regime against civilians in syria. that coming as the administration weighs a potential military response. meanwhile, firecrews are rushing to save two groves of giant redwood trees from a giant wildfire in yosemite national park, clearing away dried brush and setting sprinklers. and police in florida trying to determine what lead a 72-year-old trucking employee to go on a shooting spree killing two men and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself. >>> from the unrest in egypt to more bombings in iraq and lebenon and the chemical weapon usa tack in syria that will now be investigated by the united nations. a lot of breaking developments in the mideast this morning. a
of the oil and gas boom. in the past few years, production has doubled in south texas. and job creation continues to rise. tom ackerman reports. >> it's midday in the once sleepy center of nixon, texas. not so long ago, this was a quiet farming town. now it's a literal crossroad of the oil and gas drilling boom in south texas. that has been again for the family restaurant run by dates e rojas. she has been drawn to an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as english. >> we have benefitted quite a bit because we have a lot of oil companies, and they have helped us, as well as other businesses in nixon. a lot of people are moving here from all over texas. >> it's been more than a sentence tree since texas saw its first oil gusher making america the world's leading producer until it was eclipsed by the middle east. but with new hydraulic fracturing technology, drillers are exploiting the state's deep shale oil and gas deposits as never before. >> in the past three years, texas has doubled crude production, a sharp referenceable from two decades of falling output. if it were considere
colleague, ted poe, a cowboy boot-wearing conservative republican from texas could agree on, you would have said, not much. today we are partners in an issue, however, that makes sense regardless of your politics. ensuring sustainable equitable access of clean water for nearly 800 million women, men and children who don't have it and 2.5 billion without the most basic sanitation services. ted poe and i think that politics should stop with water. that's why today we're introducing the paul simon water for the world act of 2013. since congress passed the paul simon water for the poor act in 2005, the united states has become a global leader in efforts to increase access to clean water and sanitation, developing and implementing some of the most innovative approaches to help those in greatest need. we must not only maintain this progress but work to further refine and focus the efforts at usaid and the department of state by enacting the world act. we are committed because dirty water and lack of sanitation fects all areas of development assistance. especially the case when it comes to women a
with texas representative waukeen castro and the reverend al sharpton. >>> as the outrage over russia's anti-gay laws continue to grow, we're beginning to get a disturbing picture of what life is like there for its lgbt citizens. my guest tonight is russian, openly gay and about to flee the country. >>> plus, stop and frisk and edward snowden, what do they have in quhcommon? a whole lot more than you might think. >>> we begin on the front lines of voter suppression, with multiple developments across the country, not the least of which is the attorney general of the united states eric holder suing the state of texas, two states suing the federal government back, and a prominent republican lambasting the republican fwo b governor of north carolina over that state's brand new voting requirements. today the justice department announced plans to file a new lawsuit against the state of texas over its voteer i.d. law and intervene as a party in another case involving texas redistricting. attorney general holder said "he will not allow the prime court's recent decision to be interpreted as open sea
of a new school year for kids in west texas months after a deadly explosion at a local fertilizer plant. >> i can't hear, i can't hear. get out of here, please get out of here. martha: remember that awful video from those moments. 15 people lost their lives in that explosion. most of the town's schools were damaged nond beyond repair. the students and teachers are heading back. they have a temporary building set up. >> being able to look at the kid and see the smiles on their faces even though it's a different setting facility wise. this is what matters. they are happy being kids and being with their friends. martha: they are getting school open for this school year. they say it's been tough to get this set up in time but they think everything will be ready by september. so we wish them all the best. >> it's very clear to the assad regime and also other players on the ground that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. that would change my equation. bill: that was president obama one year ago.
at scrambled politics. ted cruz of texas will remain a canadian citizen for eight more months before he can officially cut ties with the country where he was born. at a town hall meeting last night about defunding obamacare, cruz praised former south carolina senator jim demint for being as nearly as action stars or super heros are. >> kids all over the world wear super man pajamas. super man wears chuck norris pajamas. and let me tell you, chuck norris wears jim demint pajamas. >> texas governor rick perry also wanted to kill the affordable care act, but politico reports his aides are in talks to accept an estimated $100 million through the health law. republican senator lamar alexander is now facing a primary challenger in his bid for re-election. his on poe nent is joe carr whose campaign banner misspelled the last word with an extra t. they later fixed it. north carolina state senator is resigning to protest the state's new voter i.d. law. she'll help citizens get photo i.d.s. january gone take says nancy reagan wants to see the butler. fonda says she'll get her a dvd. and president oba
years old. he has been in the hospital for two months for treatment of a lung infection. boy in texas is trying to help victims of the tornado that hit moore, oklahoma. he is spending his summer mowing lawns in the texas heat to raise money. when the tornado hit, the city was david stated -- devastated. thousands of homes were damaged. dylan says he wants to help people recover. it is 104 degrees. that didn't stop me. 90 lawns and two months and raised $16,000. the money was donated from one oklahoma family with six kids. 104 degrees didn't stop him. >> hard work out there. >> we are not going to see anything like that. >> the record is 98 degrees. not even close to that. this summer, not so hot out there. it is pretty nice. temperatures are generally in the 60s and 70s. 76 degrees at reagan national airport. seven off for our. mostly cloudy skies. the clouds will break apart to the north of us to increase to the south of d.c. 83 with the high. in record was 90 degrees 2010. that was not even the super hot summer we had last year. the record low as 55 in 1919. the weatherbug network,
♪ dannon >>> six people were killed when a stolen truck crashed in south texas as it was being chased by police. the chase was heard yesterday afternoon north of the city of mission near the mexico border. the truck plowed into three other vehicles at an intersection and a number of other people were injured. >>> and this morning, firefighters are battling a fast-moving and unpredictable wildfire in remote central idaho. the fire was sparks by lightning and it burned nearly 150 square miles. another fire in the south has burned 225 square miles. >>> new york city michael bl called it a dangerous decision. a federal judge ruled that the city's police department's stop and frisk policy illegally targeted minorities. she didn't end the practice, but appointed an independent monitor to over see changes. terrell brown reports. >> reporter: the new york city police department stopped more than 1.5 million people last year over the stop and frisk policy. 87% were black or latino. david said he was 15 when he was first stopped. it happened three more times while he was in college. that's when
when there was security in place. >>> and a texas county now considering whether to join a federal lawsuit against its state's own controversial voter i.d. law. we're going to dig into what's happening in texas. the end. lovely read susan. may i read something? yes, please. of course. a rich, never bitter taste cup after cup. 340 grams. [ sighs ] [ male announcer ] always rich, never bitter. gevalia. never bitter. for a strong bag that grips the can... ♪ get glad forceflex. small change, big difference. good and close. discover the new way to help keep teeth clean and breath fresh. new beneful healthy smile food and snacks. he'll love the crunch of the healthy smile kibbles. you'll love how they help clean. with soft, meaty centers, and teeth cleaning texture healthy smile snacks help keep a shine on his smile. it's dental that tastes so good. new beneful healthy smile food and snacks. >>> well, you might say it's a texas-size showdown over voting rights and will now pit state officials against one of the biggest counties in the country. that is dallas county. by a narrow 3-2 vot
psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. casey stiegel is live at fort hood, texas. casey, hasan still not cross-examining his witnesss? >> reporter: , no, patti ann, he is isn't. i was in the courtroom. i had a chance to study him. he looked down at the table most of the time. when the judge addresses him he is very respectful, yes, ma'am, no, ma'am. but as these witnesses are giving gut-wrenching testimony, he mostly stairs at the table and doesn't make any kind of eye contact with them. major hasan had a relatively bizarre interruption of court yesterday. it came during some of the most horrific testimony we heard thus far. the sergeant who supervised the medical facility where the shooting happened was on the stand. she was in middle of describing a scene of non-stop gunshots and chaos, when hasan randomly interrupted and objected asked please be reminded she was under oath. clearly she was under oath. she had already sworn in. so everyone kind of moved on. when it comes to the cross-examination of these witnesses not r
'm a u.s. citizen by birth. >> he couldn't be more right. welcome back to "hardball." that was texas senator ted cruz telling jonathan carl he is a natural born citizen, therefore eligible to be president. cruz went the extra mile to release his birth certificate to the dallas morning news which reported cruz who was born in canada to an american mother has dual citizenship is by the accident of being born up there. following that report he released a statement. he said now the dallas morning news says i may technically have dual citizenship. assuming that to be true, i will renounce any canadian citizenship. nothing against canada but i'm an american by birth and a u.s. senator, i believe i should only be an american. well said. i couldn't agree with him more. odd to say in their about a guy i probably disagree with on many points but he could not be more right. the irony here of course, is that cruz's birth mirrors the phony scenario concocted by the birthers including donald trump to falsely have been arguing even to this day that president obama was born overseas mostly in kenya
years, roughly, rough numbers, about 1 million new jobs in the state of texas in the last five years. and roughly a million lost jobs in california. that's amazing but, in fact, one of the points that we are writing a book on this is what we're seeing is one of the great wealth transfers in american history, geographically, from states like california that don't get it right. my home state of illinois is another example in states that do get it right like texas. this is one reason to be very bullish on the future of texas. the interesting thing also is texas and california are the two highest immigration states. one of the interesting things is that texas does a much, much better job in my opinion of economically assimilate in immigrants so that they are successful. telephone is much more of a welfare state. it in dr. mays immigrants into the welfare system at a much higher pace than texas does. people come to texas in my opinion for jobs. people go to california for welfare. so you're saying i think the different economic outcomes as a result of this. texas is the mall the other sta
was wounded in an automobile driving into the downtown dallas along with the governor of texas. they have been taken to the hospital where their condition as yet unknown. we haven't been told their condition at dallas and a downtown hotel room a group has been gathered to hear president kennedy awaiting his arrival. let's head down there now where we are on the air. >> as you can imagine there are many stories that are coming in to the actual condition of the president. one is that he is dead. this cannot be confirmed. another is that the governor is in the operating room. this we have not confirmed. the president was whisked from the scene of the attempted assassination or assassination, depending upon his condition this hour to the hospital, and the president undoubtedly in the emergency room at the hospital would be on the first floor of the apartment. we are awaiting something more officials that is of course difficult certainly to go on the reports back at the cbs newsroom in new york. we have just been advised of dallas the diffusions are being governed to president kennedy. let us recal
military response. we have the very latest. plus, don't mess with texas. despite a new lawsuit, senator john cornyn says they are way out of line when it comes to the state's new voter id law. he joins us live. and a rising baseball star and world war ii veteran killed and in each case the suspects are black teenagers. how the case has been playing in the mainstream media. and the running of the bulls right here in the u.s. i'm shannon bream. we start right now. amid the administration's growing belief that the syrian government has used chemical weapons against civilians, president obama has asked the department of defense to prepare a variety of military options in response to the situation in syria. at least two senators are also calling for military action. elizabeth prann is following the latest on that. >> hi, shan n no. president obama and the international community has said the damage has been done. this as they agreed to allow inspectors to the outskirts of the city of damascus where the alleged chemical weapons were deployed. a senior u.s. official says it leads to a lack of
you stay on top of it for us. >> we move to texas where jurors are deliberating in the trial ol army psychiatrist charged in the fort hood shooting rampage. nadal hasan is representing himself and chose not to make a closing argument statement. >> two people were killed in it the shooting and dozens of others were hurt. hasan faces the death penalty ia convicted. >>> crowds gathered in the northwest today in preparation for the d.c. statehood and st self-determination rally in march. >>> mayor gray was among those in attendance at freedom plaza this afternoon and artists putut their thoughts to paper and poster boards they believe will help promote civil rightsmote saturday morning at the d.c. wat memorial. >>> growing outrage over an american-muslim group plan tous march in washington.li >> the grouph called the american-muslim political action committee is approved to hold march september 11th billed as million muslim march. >> muslims denounce terrorism.n they say that date iss insensitive to september 11th and their families. rallies are supposed to happen on the national maul,
of caribbean and into the gulf of mexico. all eyes on texas with that storm. >>> tonight, 60 not as cool. we'll call it a mix of sun and clouds. the clouds will thicken late day tomorrow. that could mean a shower into tomorrow night. the next couple of days, temperatures drop a little bit sunday. the best chance for rain is sunday. then into the day on monday, we have a chance for showers in, i think they will clear out quickly. right now it looks like summer will make another run at up to 90 degrees by the middle part, late part of next week. we are still in august. although it feels like we're already in september. august has the ability to crank up the temperatures. >> tomorrow is the better day for the cook out then sunday. >> i think so. thank you. >>> he is supposed to be impartial, but a man sworn to uphold the law of the land a judge is charged with using a position to frame the husband of a woman he loved. we have the bizarre story. >> reporter: he was expected to uphold the law instead west virginia circuit judge michael thornsberry is accused of rigging the wheels of justice to pu
eyeing in the same region. the texas panhandle, a big bulk of oklahoma. the difference between today's forecast and yesterday, we were looking for the weather in missouri. that's the relief i can give you knowing you are not going to have the severe thunderstorms. more rain in the forecast today. all the way through saturday night, this is the troublemaker. here is the cold front. slowly and i mean slowly making its way across. with that, all the moisture pooling up out of the gulf brings heavy showers in the northeast. watch the timing of this. how fast it goes and whether it stalls out. it will impact the rain we are seeing the next several days into the northeast. here is what we know about the southeast. forecasting heavy rain. two to three inches. atlanta, one to two inches. now the northeast, we are going to see, it depends on where the heavier thunderstorms are. there are place that is won't see much. if you get the heavy downpour, you have a threat for flooding. >> thanks for the warning, we appreciate it. >>> a wildfire is raging out of control across southern california. th
was putting up no defense whatsoever they say in an effort to get the death penalty. casey seigel is in texas with the details. >>> a bizarre twist in the trial of nidal hasan. he is defending himself with 13 counts of murder and 31 counts of attempted murder following a shooting at fort hood in 2009. court in recess after hasan's stand by attorney takes issue with representing the army sigh kie twist becau -- psychiatrist wants the death penalty. >> this attorney is saying i am having a hard time doing that because my client waived the white flag. >> the decision to represent himself gives him the opportunity to question victims on the witness stand. there is concern that experience could retraumatize those that are in the shooting. >> it is horrible to put individuals through that. this is unfortunately one of the unfortunate things that happen. >> the army major admits he was behind the attack but military law prevents him from pleading guilty since he faces a death sentence. trying the case in a nonmilitary court would be a much different situation. >> game over, don't waste tax payer mon
to the clinic in texas but what happened next is anything but routine because janene jones was the nurse on duty. chelsea's mom remembers what happened next, all hell broke loose. >> she gave her her first shot in her left thigh, and she immediately started gasping for air, turned around and gave her another one and she immediately went limp and quit breathing. >> reporter: in the chaos of rushing chelsea from the clinic to the hospital, janene jones somehow slipped into the ambulance and glaave the little girl a third shot. she learned she injected the little girl with something with muscle relax asian and short-term paraalice. later she was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison for killing chelsea. plus 60 years for injuring another child who had survived. to this day, she still says she did nothing wrong. >> ms. jones, do you have any reaction at all? anything to say? >> reporter: for chelsea's parents, the verdict was bittersweet. their daughter was gone but it killer would spend the rest of her live behind bars, at least that's what they thought. joan ss scheduled to walk free. she'
's sleep ♪ >>> in "crime and punishment" tonight, a convicted baby killer will soon walk free in texas, even though she's serving a 99 year sentence, and is suspected of murdering dozens of other children. genene jones is a former pediatric nurse who parents trusted to care for her children. instead, she allegedly targeted them. now she has a legal way out of prison and law enforcement has only way of keeping her inside, by finding another victim whose life was cut short like chelsea mcclellan's. here's randi kaye. >> reporter: back in 1982, chelsea mcclellan, just 15 months old, needed immunizations. it was routine stuff. chelsea's mother petty took her to the local clinic in texas. but what happened next was anything but routine. that's because genene jones was the nurse on duty at the clinic. chelsea's home remembers what happened next when all hell broke loose. >> she gave her her first shot in her left thigh, and she immediately started gasping for air. turned around and gave her another one, and she immediately just went limp and quit breathing. >> reporter: in the chaos of rushi
at the university of texas md anderson cancer center. bo biden is the attorney general of delaware. he was admitted to the cancer center as a patient tuesday. following tests there on monday. doctors are trying to determine the cause of a severe bout of disorientation dizziness and weakness bo biden suffered last week during a family vacation. md anderson center specializes in the detection and treating rare forms of cancer but there's no diagnosis yet so there's no treatment plan. the younger biden sought treatment medically in chicago and philadelphia before arriving in houston at the cancer center. on monday when he got to houston, bo biden sent out, via twitter, this picture of he and his wife suggesting he was very happy at all the good wishes he received. vice president biden is scheduled to appear friday in his hometown of scranton pennsylvania, with president obama, as part of the president's bus tour promoting new ideas on college affordability. sources say mr. biden's schedule may change because he may need to spend more time with bo biden. but the friday appearance
will take it down another 0.15%. we are north of the 13th largest economy in the world in texas, so you have to remain competitive. if you want people to invest more, if you allow people to keep more of their money, we know as conservatives, they will either suspended or save it and invest, which is good for the county. we overhauled our worker compensation system. we have some of the highest rates in the nation as well as in the region. we revamped our system, moving from an antiquated system, moving to a new system that will essentially safe employers, people who create jobs, 15% to 20% on their premiums every year. people always say, stop talking about social problems. i think that is nonsense. you take every social issue known to man, whether it is high incarceration rates, drug and substance abuse issues -- i think they can all be traced to one key ingredient, and that is the breakdown of the family unit. this year in oklahoma we said we would do things to promote the family, going on a campaign to express why strong families are not as good for society, they are good for the economy, a
from won. we have the latest developments. texas senator holds duel citizenship here and another country. now the texas republican says he plans to renounce one of them and get what? it's not the united states. also a new twist in the aaron hernandez murder case. what police found that could mean more trouble for the former nfl player. patti ann: police in los angeles are deciding if they'll bring charges against the teen who got stuck in a chimney. he had to be rescued yesterday. he may have been trying to rob the house. but he only got about 10 feet down when he got stuck in the flue. once rescuers freed him, he started hamming it up for the cameras. >> i asked him his age and he told me he was old enough. so he's got a bit of an attitude and he's smiling for the cameras. he thinks this is a game. it's not a game. >> i don't know what to think. i truly don't know what to think because we know who it is. he's a family friend. >> he wouldn't have done anything to him because he hangs out here from time to time. patti ann: rescuers took the teen to the hospital. he appears to have
the moisture across sections of kansas and missouri a big area of high pressure over parts of texas and also louisiana helping produce the showers and storms as well. just in the past 48-hours in the past two-days areas have seen over a foot of rain over sections of missouri parts of arkansas the same across sections of oklahoma and kansas in a short amount of time. the last several days saturday into sunday you are expecting more rain out here locally over 6 inches of rain will be possible. flooding is a major concern. we want to update you. the national hurricane center updated the outlook through out the rest of the summer into snowfall. we are thinking it may be less or lower in terms of the extended outlook in terms of how many storms they are predicting. category 3 or above. pretty significant because it's still above average. >> fewer in previous years? >> fewer than previously forecasted in the beginning of the season. stim abo still above average. >> a chilling facebook that says i am going to prison. after shooting his wife jennifer alfonso dead. derek medina posted a picture of he
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the united states, which country? >> oh, bahamas. >> texas. >> texas. >> yeah, texas, it is an amazing country, they do things differently there. and i -- they have the similar currency. the language, though, quite different. >> yeah. i'm going to go with croatia, so i can visit my family. all right, still to come on the five. dana is about to go on a new journey, she is going to tell us about it. so please don't go away. ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man vo) i may not know where the road will lead, but... i'm sure my subaru will get me there. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> welcome back, this week marks the week that i return as a peace corp volunteer many years ago. when i was in the peace corp, we worked with a lot of groups, called non-governmental organizati organizations. and our own dana perrino leaves, tell us about it. >> a few months ago,
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